A staple for centuries and ‘synonymous with northern Michigan,’ the fish are struggling to reproduce in the Great Lakes. So scientists hope to convince the whitefish to spawn in rivers, away from threats.
The plant could be a key for Michigan to realize its transition away from fossil fuels, but environmental groups are upset by the governor’s proposal to double the state’s financial support for Palisades.
A landmark lawsuit settlement will pour $1.5 billion into Michigan, almost half of it directly to communities. But local governments have been slow to spend the money, and transparency questions dog efforts to fight the drug scourge.
Deer harvests have significantly declined in Michigan, and officials attribute the downward trend to the lack of licensed hunters. The Department of Natural Resources is asking hunters to join a focus group to address the challenges of a changing deer population.
Lawmakers in November gave the state power to override local-level rejections of large wind and solar projects. Opponents of that law will soon start collecting signatures in hopes of sponsoring a November ballot measure to repeal it.
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The founder of a company that uses drones to recover deer carcasses that hunters cannot find says that Michigan’s prohibition of the practice violates his First Amendment rights. The suit questions one of the core principles of hunting and fishing in the United States, some experts say.